Choir Sings in SB before Touring East Coast

The Westmont College Choir

The Westmont College Choir

The Westmont College Choir and Chamber Singers perform in Santa Barbara before they embark on their first tour of the East Coast. The singers will perform a wide variety of music, including works by Ola Gjeilo, Eric Whitacre Randall Thompson and Carly Simon at the Spring Choral Tour Concert Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Tickets, which cost $10 for general admission (students are free), may be purchased at the door or at westmont.edu/music. For more information, please contact the music department at (805) 565-6040 or email music@westmont.edu.

In May, the choir will visit Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Connecticut and Boston among other cities, performing songs with themes such as stewardship of the Earth and grace and mercy. “The repertoire will bridge a wide range of styles, both historic and modern, and feature works by Bach and Mendelssohn to Randall Thompson and Eric Whitacre,” says Michael Shasberger, Adams professor of music and worship.

 

Concert Schedule

Sunday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at Bethel Unspeakable Joy, 8724 South Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at Truro Anglican Church, 10520 Main St, Fairfax, VA

Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 500 West Main St., Lansdale, PA

Thursday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal, 33-50 82nd Street, Jackson Heights, NY

Saturday, May 11, at 4 p.m. at Stanwich Congregational Church, 202 Taconic Rd, Greenwich, CT

Sunday, May 12, at 9 a.m. at Stanwich Congregational for worship, 202 Taconic Rd, Greenwich, CT

Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at Countryside Bible Chapel, 480 Lowell Street, Lexington, MA

Tuesday, May 14, at noon at Park Street Church, One Park St., Boston, MA